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posted by Ollie .
Solve for x, correct to one decimal place. It`s a right angle triangle. The height for the triangle is 4 cm with a 48° angle. The bottom of the triangle is an x. I got the answer 3.3 cm, is this correct? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Math  Trigonometry 
John
Did you use tan48 = x/4 ? and then solve for x.

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Ollie
Hello John,
I was thinking of doing 4tan48° on my calculator, and the answer i got was 4.4 cm, but i wasn't sure if this was correct or not. Is this right? Thank you. 
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John
Yes. You have rounded. But it is correct : )

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Ollie
Thank you so much for your help, John. :)
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